Shootings at American Civic Association
A gunman entered the American Civic Association in Binghamton, New York and began shooting after he barricaded the door of the center with his car so no one could escape. Zhanar Tokhtabayeba, her teacher, and 15 other students hide n the classroom's storage room. Police told CNN news that once it ended, 14 were dead. Tokhtabayeba told CNN, ""I heard shootings, very long time, about five minutes, and I was thinking when it will be stopped, but it was continued. No screaming, yelling ... just silence, shooting, silence, shooting, silence." According to CNN, 37 people made it out of the building alive. msnbc said the gunman killed 13 people before shooting himself Friday. Investigators said they had yet to establish a motive for the shooting. The shooting was at least the fifth deadly mass shooting in the U.S. in the past month. The killer is believed to be a Vietnamese immigrant. Pakistani Taliban militant leader Baituallah Mehsud claimed on Saturday that he was responsible for the attack but was unable to provide evidence to support his claim. Police didn't hear any gunfire but waited an hour before entering the building to ensure it was safe for the officers.